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William Coxhead

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Daphne Report 16 Jan 2013 17:42

I am searching for this man, who may have been married to my maternal aunt.Last saw them in Nazeing, Essex in 1965,but cant find their deaths or any other info.Anyone have any ideas
Thanks Daphne Preston


Gins Report 16 Jan 2013 17:51

Your aunts name and year of birth, also William' birth/place details, parents etc, would all help


Daphne Report 18 Jan 2013 15:14

My Aunt was Rose Bargess [ Wheeler] and she was born in 1882, in Kensington,dont know any details of Wiliam,except he could have been born in Edmonton, London in 1879/1881. They ran a plant nursey in Nazeing in 1950s and into early 1960s. Had a son we knew as Bill.


Stuart Report 18 Jan 2013 15:35

Is this your Aunt's birth?

Civil Registration event: Birth

Name: WHEELER, Rose Ellen
Registration district: Kensington
County: London
Year of registration: 1882
Quarter of registration: Apr-May-Jun
Mother's maiden name: Not available before 1911 Q3
Volume no: 1A
Page no: 79


patchem Report 18 Jan 2013 15:36

Is this Rose's birth?
Births Jun 1882
Wheeler Rose Ellen Kensington 1a 79

Looks like Burgess not Bargess:
Marriages Dec 1898
BURGESS Sidney Kensington 1a 365
WHEELER Rose Ellen Kensington 1a 365


Reggie Report 18 Jan 2013 15:37


Stuart Report 18 Jan 2013 15:44

How old - ish - was son Bill and was he their son, her son or his son? What makes you think William was born 1880 ish in Edmonton?


patchem Report 18 Jan 2013 16:03

So why do you now think he is William Coxhead?


Daphne Report 18 Jan 2013 16:37

Hi, yes to Rose birth and marriage,but her and Sidney separated in approx 1906/7 and he " married an Elizabeth Browning in1907.Have not found a divorce.
Only think Wiliam was born then as the data fitted with area etc. Have been in touch with Epping council and found that W.J.Coxhead ran the nurseries in Nazeing where I used to visit them in 50s, and Auntie Rose lived there with Uncle Bill, and we met Cousin Bill a few times on our visits. He was in his ? earky or mid 30s then.Rose came to my fathers funeral in Chingford in 1965, but contact was lost after that as my brother, sister and I moved away and lost touch with some of the family. I have since found some of the family recently through Genes but noone has any further info re Rose and Bill.She was my maternal grandmothers sister.


patchem Report 18 Jan 2013 17:45

William John Coxhead
Birth Date: 1911
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1980
Age at Death: 69
Registration district: Braintree
Inferred County: Essex
Volume: 9
Page: 1371

No, age is too young or too old.

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 18 Jan 2013 18:00

London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921
about Rose Ellen Wheeler
Name: Rose Ellen Wheeler
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1881
Age: 18
Spouse Name: Sidney Bargess
Spouse Age: 21
Record Type: Marriage
Event Date: 26 Dec 1899
Parish: Kensal Green St Andrew and St Philip
Borough: Kensington and Chelsea
Father Name: Henry Joseph Wheeler Labourer
Spouse Father Name: Benjamin Bargess Dealer (deceased)
Register Type: Parish Register

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 18 Jan 2013 18:06

He did marry again and said he was a BACHELOR.

London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921
about Sidney Burgess
Name: Sidney Burgess
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1879
Age: 28
Spouse Name: Elizabeth Ellen Browning
Spouse Age: 19
Record Type: Marriage
Event Date: 17 Mar 1907
Parish: Kensington St James Norlands
Borough: Kensington and Chelsea
Father Name: Benjamin Burgess **General Dealer deceased******
Spouse Father Name: Alfred Browning
Register Type: Parish Register


Gins Report 18 Jan 2013 18:07

Hi Daphne

To get back to your old thread.....

Go to the bottom left of your screen and click on 'My Threads', you will them see the first thread you posted

To add a reply, type in the white box, at the bottom of the thread (Post) and then click 'Submit'

If you stick to one thread (Post) then all the info will will be in one place and helpers can see what has already been found

Edit: Ive just seen your reply! I meant to post this on your 'first thread'

x :-0


Daphne Report 19 Jan 2013 16:38

Hi,yes to the info re Rose and Sidney,which I already have,but cannot seem to get any further with Rose. Have tried looking for Wheeler and Burgess [Bargess] to no avail. Info re William seems likely,but not sure re the Braintree entry with him living in Nazeing. Also the search with Epping council suggested he was William Joseph.Am still open to other suggestions. The son is a mystery at the moment, relying on proof that he was a Coxhead, or ? born to Rose before she was with William.Hope this isnt too confusing, but a surname means everything in searching doesnt it?


Daphne Report 30 Jan 2013 16:10

Would be great if someone knew Bill, who may still be alive; probably in his late 70s or 80s.He was in the forces at some point, possibly National Service,and possibly worked in Waltham Cross/Nazeing in the early 60s.
Any info would be great,as my sister brother and I were very fond of him and Rose and Bill [senior].My Dad used to do their books for them it seems